In Pictures: Cherry Harvesting in Kashmir

Cherries contribute a good part to Kashmir's cash crop economy but farmers say back to back lockdowns and uncertainty in weather has caused losses to them.
In Pictures: Cherry Harvesting in Kashmir
Farmers pack cherries in cardboard boxes before selling them in the market, on Monday 14 June 2021.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
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An aged farmer climbs up tree to pluck cherries in Kralvait village of Tangmarg in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, on Monday 14 June 2021.
An aged farmer climbs up tree to pluck cherries in Kralvait village of Tangmarg in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, on Monday 14 June 2021.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Cherries contribute a good part to Kashmir's cash crop economy but farmers say back to back lockdowns and uncertainty in weather has resulted losses to them.
Cherries contribute a good part to Kashmir's cash crop economy but farmers say back to back lockdowns and uncertainty in weather has resulted losses to them.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Men carry baskets of cherries to sort them in north Kashmir's Tangmarg, on Saturday 14 June 2021.
Men carry baskets of cherries to sort them in north Kashmir's Tangmarg, on Saturday 14 June 2021.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Members of a family break for lunch as they pack cherries before sending them to markets, on Monday 14 June 2021.
Members of a family break for lunch as they pack cherries before sending them to markets, on Monday 14 June 2021.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
With no crop insurance to fall back on during desperate times, farmers say they have many apprehensions about being economically strangulated.
With no crop insurance to fall back on during desperate times, farmers say they have many apprehensions about being economically strangulated.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

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